Aetna, Centene to put 40,000 in Medicaid HMO

By Bruce Japsen
Posted Sep. 9, 2010 at 3:00 p.m.

The state of Illinois has awarded HMO operators Aetna Inc. and Centene Corp. contracts to provide medical care services to 40,000 seniors and adults with disabilities in suburban Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee, Lake and Will counties beginning next year.

The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, which runs the Medicaid program for the poor, said Aetna and Centene were selected “based on their superior plans for integrating and managing the care” of those in the progr

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One comment:

  1. Al in Chicago Sep. 10, 2010 at 6:31 a.m.

    Wow….200 Million over FIVE YEARS…that’ll put a hell of a dent in that 13 BILLION deficit THIS YEAR !!!!

    Way to go Quinn….don’t see how you can lose now